We provide investment banking, research, sales and trading, asset and wealth management, public finance, insurance, private capital, and family office services.
We are a family-owned financial services firm that values client relationships, long-term stability, and supporting the communities where we live and work.
The idea of family defines our culture, because each of us knows that our reputation is on the line as if our own name was on the door.
Our reputation as a leading independent financial services firm is built on the stability of our longstanding and highly experienced senior executives.
We are committed to corporate philanthropy; economic and financial literacy advocacy; and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
Stephens is proud to sponsor the PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, and PGA TOUR Champions careers, as well as applaud the philanthropic endeavors, of our Brand Ambassadors.
We host many highly informative meetings each year with clients, industry decision makers, and thought leaders across the U.S. and in Europe.
Donnie Whisenhunt, who joined Stephens in 2010, has more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. In speaking about his partnership with Dennis Way and Reese Way, Donnie says, “Our goal is to utilize our collective knowledge and experience so that we can be effective strategic partners to our clients in helping them grow their assets and establish sound financial futures.”
Donnie is supported by Rose Siron, a registered client associate, with more than 10 years of experience.
Donnie began his career in wealth management in 1995 at The Robinson-Humphrey Co., later to become a part of Morgan Stanley. Before that, Donnie served as the Secretary-Treasurer of J. W. Whisenhunt & Sons, the family farm. Donnie received a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of South Carolina, and he is a graduate of Stephens University at Wake Forest University.
A native of South Carolina, Donnie calls Columbia home.